Siphokazi Jonas poem included in Google Arts and Culture World Poetry Day project Google Arts and Culture launches its first interactive poetry project for World Poetry Day 2023. Visitors to the site are invited to experience significant poets in history and contemporary voices around the world. They are also inspired to write their own work using exciting technologies.  Siphokazi Jonas, whose poem, A PLACE OF MANY NAMES,... Continue Reading →

Reflections in pictures with Siphokazi Jonas on Robben Island 80 student leaders from Higher Education Institutions all around South Africa

I can’t express how much I love what I do! A few weeks ago I spent time with executives from Johnson & Johnson connecting to healing and stories. This weekend for two days I have been  on Robben Island.  A journey with 80 student leaders representing all the Higher Education Institutions all around South Africa, and it has been INCREDIBLE. All I... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange 2022: The Economics, Politics and Biology of the Music Industry

Music Exchange 2022: From left: Martin Myers, Mark Rosin, Marc Marot and Trevor Jones standing in front of the MEX sign at the Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in District Six, Cape Town. By Rachel Reynolds I was driving home when I tuned into Smile FM and happened upon a man speaking about a conference... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange talks for 12th and 13th Nov at Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in Auckland Park 

After a hugely successful 2 days in Cape Town, South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme comes to the   Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE)  Johannesburg on Saturday, the 12th and Sunday, the 13th of November to further amplify its broader intent to connect and covert conversations into commercial success for all in attendance. Celebrating its 12th-anniversary MUSIC EXCHANGE 2022 (#MEX22), is proud to announce no less... Continue Reading →

Siphokazi Jonas on S3 – 8 Nov at 3pm

Siphokazi Jonas on SABC 3 at 3pm on 8 November and 9am repeat the next day. The Ultimate Book Show with Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni is a visual exploration of the world’s literary cities, unearthing the stories behind the novels, biographies, the lyrical, visual art, movements, scholarship, interested in the thought elements of the writers who inhabit... Continue Reading →

Siphokazi Jonas delivers call on World Psoriasis Day – Hands to Carry

IFPA presents World Psoriasis Day each year, the global community unites to raise awareness and call for action in support of people with living with psoriatic disease. World Psoriasis Day has been celebrated on October 29th for more than a decade. Today, World Psoriasis Day is observed in over 50 countries HANDS TO CARRYBy Siphokazi Jonas World Psoriasis... Continue Reading →

Music Exchange programme and topics for Cape Town on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Nov 2022

#MEX22 Cape Town We have the great pleasure and privilege of presenting the speakers and topics for the Music Exchange 2022 (#MEX22) conference. The emphasis is on Exchange – Arrive to engage and ask questions of all the speakers and meet fellow creatives. You never know who is in the room. You have read about... Continue Reading →

Siphokazi takes home the Most Innovative Young Artist award at Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards for 2022

Cape Town, Friday , 14 October 2022 – Having just returned from a successful tour of Europe and delivered a poem at the 12th International Peace Lecture in Cape Town, producer, poet, writer and performer Siphokazi Jonas’ talent has once again been affirmed this week at the 20th Annual Culture Awards. On Wednesday evening, Siphokazi... Continue Reading →

UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture

Siphokazi Jonas had the  honour to perform at the Tutu International Peace Lecture on Friday 7th October 2022.  She had the opportunity to open for the UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed.  Siphokazi Jonas, UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed She is one of the key people in the creation of the UN... Continue Reading →

What Must Fall? | Webinar With Siphokazi Jonas on 13th October at 15H00

What Must Fall? | Webinar If we were to conduct a comparative study of anti-Colonial / anti-Apartheid liberation struggles and the #Fallism Movement, we would find that one of the defining differences between these two is the (supposed) clarity of enemy and purpose in the former. Who were we taking down? The colonial or Apartheid government. What did... Continue Reading →

Reflections in pictures of the Desmond Tutu 12th International Peace Lecture with Siphokazi Jonas

Some pictures of a special evening at the City Hall last night (7th October 2022), where Siphokazi Jonas had the honour of opening the 12th International Peace Lecture This year’s Peace Lecture was delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, who appeared with best-selling author Doug Abrams. Reflections in... Continue Reading →

Siphokazi Jonas to open the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture

THE 12th ANNUAL DESMOND TUTU INTERNATIONAL PEACE LECTURE COMES BACK TO CAPE TOWN CITY HALL The 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture returns on 7 October 2022, marking the first Lecture since Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s passing at the end of 2021. The event is being held on Archbishop Tutu’s birthday and will honour... Continue Reading →

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